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The Rt. Rev. Alan M. Gates has announced the appointment of the Rt. Rev. Dr. Carol J. Gallagher as the regional canon for the Central Region of the Diocese of Massachusetts comprising the 56 congregations, as well as other church-related institutions, in the Boston Harbor, Alewife, Charles River…
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Paxton may not understand the full significance of his calling, but the 10-year-old Westie is one of All Saints Episcopal Church’s most dedicated ministers serving as Jesus’ paws in the world. As a therapy dog dispatched by Perfect Paws Pet Ministry at All Saints in Danvers, Paxton and his human,…
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The first-ever Ministry Network Showcase will bring the diocesan community together to learn about and be inspired by ministries that model ways for embracing brave change through reimagining congregations, building relationships and engaging the world. It is scheduled to take place on Saturday,…
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Statement from Bishop Gayle E. Harris I am very aware of the dismay resulting from my statements on the floor of the House of Bishops at the General Convention in July relating to Israel and Palestine. For my entire adult life I have maintained that the State of Israel must exist, with safe…
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Bishop Alan M. Gates has announced the appointment of the Rev. Kelly A. O'Connell as the regional canon for the Southern Region of the Diocese of Massachusetts comprising the 56 congregations in the South Shore, Taunton River, Mt. Hope-Buzzards Bay, and Cape and Islands deaneries. She will be…
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Concord-Carlisle High School coach Jerry Moss will help launch B-Cool, a camp hosted by Trinity Episcopal Church in Concord for 60 children from St. Stephen’s Youth Program in Boston’s South End. On Aug. 3, Moss will be joined by 30 fellow parishioners of all ages who will lead a one-day adventure…
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The 233rd Annual Convention of the Diocese of Massachusetts will take place on Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Cape Cod Resort and Conference Center in Hyannis.  Additionally, convention-goers will have the option of attending a special dinner on Friday, Nov. 2 honoring Bishop Barbara C. Harris and…
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Bishop Alan M. Gates has announced the appointment of the Rev. Martha L. Hubbard to serve as a regional canon in the Diocese of Massachusetts, with two additional appointments to be made in upcoming weeks. Courtesy photo …
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Demonstrators from community and faith-based groups returned to the State House on June 24, less than a week after lawmakers passed a budget that did not include immigration enforcement measures they’d pushed for. After singing, praying and chanting, the group delivered to lawmakers letters --…
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During a recent prayer vigil outside Newton City Hall on the plight of separated immigrant families, area religious leaders reminded attendees that caring for “the stranger” is an important tenet in the Old and New Testaments and the Quran. In her prayer at last week’s vigil, the Rev. Gretchen…